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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • FCC Seeks Carriage Contracts in Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Merger Reviews

    The FCC says it is establishing "unique protections" to keep sensitive program carriage and retransmission contracts confidential as it reviews the proposed mergers of Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. The agency's request for such...
  • Norway's Yara CFO to lead CF Industries talks after CEO fired

    Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International has fired Chief Executive Joergen Ole Haslestad, saying he was unsuitable to lead merger talks with Deerfield-based CF Industries which would continue under its finance chief. Yara and CF said last month they...
  • Class action lawsuit accuses Millennial Media of misleading investors

    Class action lawsuit accuses Millennial Media of misleading investors
    A class action lawsuit accuses Millennial Media executives of hiding information that reflected poorly on the company, and, once released publicly, sent the company's stock price tumbling. The Mississippi state pension system's complaint, filed in...
  • Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger

    Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger
    A 20-group coalition on Thursday called on state regulators to reject a proposed merger between Chicago energy giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc., citing Exelon's track record on the environment and fears the deal would give it too much power in...
  • The Obama administration's incomplete answer to corporate inversions

    Obama administration officials freely admit that their new effort to deter corporate inversions -- a form of accounting fiction U.S. corporations are increasingly using to avoid taxes on income they earn in foreign countries -- won't actually stop the...
  • Bob Iger to Remain Disney Chief through 2018

    Bob Iger has extended his contract to remain chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Co. through June 30, 2018. One of his first moves will be to appoint a chief operating officer in 2015, with the individual most likely groomed to replace Iger when he...
  • Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge

    Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge
    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for its fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drugstore operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...
  • Walgreen merger yields net loss for 4Q

    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for the fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquistion of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drug store operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition

    Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition
    The world's third-largest cruise ship company is growing - and going upscale. Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International, the parent company of Oceania Cruises and luxury...
  • Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million

    Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million
    Rupert Murdoch is moving into the online real estate business. Murdoch's News Corp. announced a deal Tuesday to buy Move Inc., operator of Realtor.com, the nation's third-largest real estate listings website, for $950 million. The purchase, expected...
  • Ironmark to move Annapolis, Hunt Valley operations to Howard County

    Ironmark to move Annapolis, Hunt Valley operations to Howard County
    Ironmark, a printing and image consultant company that was formed through the 2011 merger of Frank Gumpert Printing and Corporate Printing Solutions, announced Monday it will consolidate its Annapolis and Hunt Valley operations into a new headquarters...